The Commission said consumer confidence in the 19 countries sharing the euro rose 0.3 points to -3.3 in May against April.
Economists polled by Reuters had expected a rise of 0.6 points to -3.0.
In the wider European Union of 28 countries, consumer confidence rose 0.1 point to -3.3.
(Reporting By Jan Strupczewski)
GLOBALES: Euro zone consumer sentiment rises less than expected in May
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